Here's What's Happening on Orcas Island!
The week of March 19, 2020 (second edition)

The Chamber will update our newsletter and website as warranted. You may receive more emails from us during the week. Thank you for understanding.

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A NOTE FROM THE ORCAS CHAMBER:
The following information includes corrections, missed information, and new additions. Thank you for your patience as we attempt to give you accurate information that changes quickly. As always, we appreciate your feedback!
ANNOUNCEMENTS
WASHINGTON TOURISM ALLIANCE
Click here for resources from Governor Inslee which includes disaster loan information and employer and worker assistance.
DOE BAY WINE CO ( Eastsound )
We are open Thursday - Saturday 11-2 pm (walk-in and curbside pickup) and offering delivery around the island. 360-376-7467

DOE BAY CAFE
We are doing take out service 11 am – 5 pm, Friday thru Sunday. The menu is posted on the web site https://doebay.com/cafe/menu/ Call in orders to
360-376-8059

ORCAS EVENTS
We are working and at the office answering the phone as well as working with our equipment at our warehouse.  We are open to the public by appointment only. We are responding to emails and in contact with clients daily either through our website partyon@orcasevents.com or directly to me veronica@orcasevents.com Veronica San Martin 360-376-8376

RAINSHADOW SOLAR & ENERGY
Rainshadow’s crew is working from home at the moment to do our part to minimize social contact at this critical time, doing online safety, first aid, and continuing education classes. We’re still answering the phones, preparing solar and energy storage designs, and keeping plenty busy! We plan to resume installations in April. rainshadowsolar.com

ORCAS HOTEL ( corrected link )
Thank you all- We certainly appreciate all of the support during these challenging times. The Orcas Hotel and Cafe are remaining open. We are offering the following-  Read more...

OFFICE CUPBOARD
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30-5 pm, Saturday 9- 5 pm. Closed Sunday. Wholesale customers who purchase from us; to-go boxes, toilet paper, paper towels, pizza boxes, etc. can contact Doug or Michell at 360-298-1007 (cell) and order supplies over the phone. People can drive up and we will come out to deliver to their car, or they can send someone to pick up for them. They can pay over the phone for their items as well. Office phone is 360-376-2378.

A LITTLE OF THIS, INC
A Little of This, Inc. is open for business as usual, as our business is home-based, internet-reliant, and requires no in-person contact: editing, proofreading, ghostwriting, copy editing services for hire. Stuck at home? Why not write that novel already! And then let us help you with it. 425-736-2991

BROWN BEAR BAKING-NEW HOURS
Starting Thursday, March 26 we will have the following schedule for take-out, until further notice: Friday - Monday, 8 am to 4 pm

ROSES CAFE AND BAKERY
Roses is open regular hours in the Bakery: 10-5 Tues-Sat. The Cafe is currently offering take-out during normal lunch hours: 11:30-3 Tue-Sat. The cafe menu is available on our website and will be updated daily. We are encouraging orders and payments to be made over the phone. In addition we will have frozen pot pies and soup available in the shop. 360-376-5805

COUNTRY CORNER UPDATE
We will be open Monday through Friday 6 am - 9 pm, Saturday and Sunday 7 am - 9 pm. At this time we are asking that if customers need immediate assistance they call 360-376-6900. If we have enough staff we will do our best to accommodate your needs without you coming into the store. We take great care to ensure cleanliness and follow food safety standards. We have increased our sanitization protocols to better help protect our community.
Please check our Facebook Page often for changes to our hours and offerings.
GIRL MEETS DIRT OPEN: TASTING PORTION OF OUR SHOP IS NOT BEING OFFERED AND CUSTOMERS LIMITED TO 2 AT A TIME
Currently open 9 am-4 pm. We have a 15% discount running through the end of March with code: TAKECARE and free shipping for orders over $72, perfect for stocking the pantry or sending gifts. Locals can order online using code LOCALDELIVERY which zeros out the shipping so locals can put through an order online and arrange to have it ready to go for quick pick-up at the shop. Please put your preference for pickup in the notes or follow up with an email to info@girlmeetsdirt.com

LUM FARM
Lum Farm has lamb, beef and goat available for your table. Pre-orders only, as the farm stand is closed for now. Email lumfarm@gmail.com or call 360-376-4454. Pick up at the farm. Delivery is available. Thank you for your support!

SAFE SAN JUANS
We are continuing to provide all of our services while paying close attention to San Juan County Health Department guidelines. Please call for an appointment if you would like to receive services. Eastsound: 360-376-5978, Friday Harbor: 360-378-8680, Lopez Village: 360-468-3788.  safesj.org

MADRONA POINT INSURANCE UPDATE
Our office is CLOSED to walk-ins. Our staff are waiting and ready to assist you as we stay committed to providing you with the service and solutions you’ve come to expect from us REMOTELY. Feel free to call Michele directly at 360-722-2802 or PM her on FaceBook. facebook.com/michele.wiley.73  or facebook.com/MadronaPointInsurance

OOPS! CAROL OWENS WAS NOT IN CHINA
Our apologies to Carol Owens. We re-posted a Facebook item and didn’t get it right. She did not have and recover from Covid-19. That was a story from a friend of her. Here it is, if you missed it.  Read more...